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Photograph of a factory or plant with a "Coca Cola" sign
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Coca Cola Overseas

Multinational corporations do no

Photograph of a factory or plant with a "Coca Cola" sign
Teaching

Short Teaching Module: Business History and Multilocal Approaches to World History

Globalization has meant not only greater cultural homogeniz

Posada Broadsheet
Methods

Analyzing Newspapers

A newspaper is a publication intended for a broad audience that appears regularly, often daily, and claims to contain factual accounts of recent events. Usually newspapers are published with the intention of making a profit.

Black and white photograph of ballet dancers on stage performing Swan Lake. Several are in the front with white outfits, and are framed by a row of people in black.
Review

Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev

It focuses on a pivotal time and group in ballet history- the Ballet Russe, which performed from 1909-1929 in Europe and throughout the western hemisphere.
Early Eastman Kodak Advertisement from 1900
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Kodak Advertisement

When one evaluates a newspaper or a magazine as a source of information, the question of the intended audience almost always comes up. Who was this newspaper intended for? Who actually subscribes to this magazine? One way to answer such questions is through an analysis of advertisements.

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Cartoon about the Ottoman Empire

This cartoon appeared in the popular British magazine Punch on September 15, 1853. In it, France is personified based on the mustachioed Emperor Napoleon III, and Britain appears as the symbolic figure John Bull.

Cvliacanae, Americae regionis, descriptio. Hispaniolae, Cvbae, aliarvmqve insvlarvm circvmiacientivm, delineatio. Credit: dLOC
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Digital Library of the Caribbean

Educators, students, and scholars interested in understanding the strategic conflicts between European powers, the experience of Africans during the transatlantic slave trade, the emergence of the modern capitalist system, and the rise of neoliberalism would find in dLOC a wealth of content to draw
Crosby child's chair, made using multi-coloured moulded polyurethane resin and metal. Designed by Gaetano Pesce, made by Fish Design in New York.
Review

Victoria and Albert Museum

The video series How Was it Made? demonstrates a variety of craft methods: Japanese hikihaku obi, medieval stained glass windows, and book printing and binding.
Methods

Analyzing Music

Everywhere you go, there it is.

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Brooklyn's Panorama Competition

The Panorama is one of the biggest events for steel bands in Brooklyn. Originating in Trinidad, it is tied to the Carnival season and is best understood as a music competition embedded in a series of festive activities and performances.